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September 29, 2015: Problems with our services are solved and everything is working as it should.

September 28, 2015: Some new transcribed church records are now available. You find links to their search form to the right, Most recently published sources.

September 25, 2015: New scanned sources are available today. They cover the seamen rolls of Tønsberg and Horten in Vestfold county, the custom-house protocols for Aust-Agder county and the captial tax of 1789. In addition we have uploaded more transcribed records from the church books, details on these are found in the list of the Most Recent 100. 

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The digitising of the 1891 Census is finished


The National Archives finished the scanning of the 1891 Census this summer and today close to 2,5 million images are available in the Digital Archives. Read more...

1891 Census finished

The Silver Tax 1816 digitised


Norges Bank (The Central Bank of Norway) is preparing for its 200 years anniversary with the digital version of the Silver Tax of 1816. The scanned images of the tax lists were published in 2012, and now these lists are transcribed and available for search in the Digital Archives. Read more...

The front page of the Silver Tax list of 1816 for Vardal parish